Established in 1979 through an endowment from His Highness the Aga Khan, The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) at MIT is dedicated to the study of Islamic architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, and conservation. It prepares students for careers in research, design, and teaching and aims to enhance the understanding of Islamic architecture and urbanism in light of contemporary issues and to increase the visibility of Islamic cultural heritage in the modern world.


 

Spring 2015 Lectures

Two lectures by 2014-2015 Aga Khan Program Post-Doctoral Fellows

February 23
Architecture as an Appropriating Apparatus:
Muslim Nationalism and Designing Presidential Complex
of Islamabad, Pakistan
Farhan Karim
Assistant Professor, University of Kansas
Bio & Abstract

March 16
Ceci n'est pas Damas: Arabic Prose Topographies of Damascus
Dana Sajdi
Associate Professor, Boston College
Bio

Mondays at 6:00 pm in MIT room 3-133.
Free and open to the public
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AKPIA@MIT 2015-2016 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
FOR RESEARCH IN ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE

AKPIA@MIT 2015-2016 STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT AWARDS
Available only for Department of Architecture and DUSP students at MIT.

For current faculty searches in the MIT Department of Architecture
please see http://architecture.mit.edu/department/open-positions

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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